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Coronavirus: Access to PPE ‘not working’ warns Independent Care Group chairman

Apr 24, 2020

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-access-ppe-not-working-warns-independent-care-group-chairman-2542401 The chairman of an Independent Care group in Yorkshire says a government promise to provide adequate protection equipment to guard them against coronavirus “is not working”. Mike Padgham, the chairman for the Independent Care group for York and North Yorkshire has told The Yorkshire Post the Government have been “caught out” and the promise…

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Yorkshire Coast Care Group Warns on Coronavirus

Apr 15, 2020

A Yorkshire coast-based Care Group is warning about the sector not being equipped to deal with coronavirus. Nursing and care homes for older people are becoming the new frontline in the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to care providers.  But they have warned that the social care sector is ill-equipped as it fights…

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COVID-19: infection prevention and control (IPC)

Apr 7, 2020

COVID-19: infection prevention and control (IPC) Guidance on infection prevention and control for COVID-19. Updated 6th April 2020 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-infection-prevention-and-control    

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): admission and care of people in care homes

Apr 7, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): admission and care of people in care homes  How to protect care home residents and staff during the coronavirus outbreak. This guidance is for care homes, local health protection teams, local authorities, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and registered providers of accommodation for people who need personal or nursing care. It sets out how…

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Spending pledge for social care too

Dec 20, 2019

Care England and Independent Care GroupIMMEDIATE RELEASE   (020) 7492 484418 December 2019 Ahead of tomorrow’s Queen’s Speech the Independent Care Group and Care England have called upon the Government to commit to a spending pledge not just across the NHS, but across adult social care too Mike Padgham, Chair of the Independent Care Group (IGC),…

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